They are willing to support the Corbyn leadership even though they expect it to break a similar tuition fees promise to that broken by Nick Clegg.
But the two halves of any putative progressive alliance are divided. The intelligentsia may be against Brexit, but the working class is enthusiastically for it.
They themselves are proving May’s argument that they cannot be trusted to protect our national interest.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
Why spend money on grammars, rather than dealing with school overcrowding? And why back Trident rather than the Navy’s conventional fleet?
Continuing our ConservativeHome series, which will run each Monday during the election campaign, on the key contests in each region.
The ‘progressive alliance’ is one of the left’s favourite myths – but the idea that Tory and UKIP votes are interchangeable is folly also.
But is he still a Party member, as Jenny Tonge was allowed to be after losing the whip?
In 2014 we asked “What does David Ward have to do to get kicked out of the Lib Dems?” Three years on, he has been reselected as a candidate for Farron’s party.
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Of course taxes will be lower than under Corbyn. The question is whether they’ll be higher than they are now (already high).
In this, the tightest blue-yellow, many more people mentioned, with approbation, the Liberal Democrat candidate than referred to the EU.
He doesn’t think homosexuality is normal, and so the canary, down in the LibDem coal-mine, starts singing its querulous warning. It’s a canary he’s trying to strangle.
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The more likely Tory voters see headline figures like these, the less likely they are to turn out to vote.